June 28, 2017

Passing through Broken Hill briefly today - just stopped for a hot chocolate! Will stay here 2 nights on the Trek. 

June 26, 2017

Phil does a few running repairs to our spotlights!

June 25, 2017

Paintings of B&W inside Menindee Hotel.

June 25, 2017

Balranald's history dates  back 160 years, Lake Mungo is where Mungo Man & Mungo Lady's bones were found dating back to 42,000 years ago, oldest proof of human outside of Africa.

My biggest worry on this trip is where to place the spuds in our massive camp fire last nig...

June 22, 2017

Day 5 the shortest day June 21st Sunset over Lake Pumah then a chilly start to Day 6.

Day 6 Yanga Woodshed Yanga National Park on the Murrumbidgee River NSW.

Burke & Wills camped on riverbank here before desolation and the long haul to Menindee.

1. Camped at beautiful Lak...

June 21, 2017

Shortest day but we think we will have time to make it to NSW today!

1. Susan catching up with her journal around the campfire in freezing conditions. 

2. Dr Ross Bastiaan's plaque commemorating the Burke and Wills expedition at Swan Hill.

3. Memorial to Charles Grey from...

June 20, 2017

Our camp tonight. VEE camp 12 Tragowal Swamp.

June 18, 2017

Day 1 of our exciting recce from Melbourne to The Gulf of Carpentaria in our 4WD retracing Burke & Wills expedition of 1860. Preparing for Phil's epic Trek in August 2018.

A late start - afternoon tea at the historic mansion Woodlands, Burke & Wills 1st overnight stop,...

June 16, 2017

We leave tomorrow June 16th 2017 in our 4WD on our recce for Phil's Burke & Wills Trek which Phil intends to walk starting Aug 20th 2018.

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